Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun sovereign

1 sense of sovereign

Sense 1
sovereign, crowned head, monarch -- (a nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right)
       => ruler, swayer -- (a person who rules or commands; "swayer of the universe")
       => head of state, chief of state -- (the chief public representative of a country who may also be the head of government)

Antonyms of adj sovereign

2 senses of sovereign

Sense 1
autonomous, independent, self-governing, sovereign -- ((of political bodies) not controlled by outside forces; "an autonomous judiciary"; "a sovereign state")

INDIRECT (VIA free) -> unfree -- (hampered and not free; not able to act at will)

Sense 2
sovereign, supreme -- (greatest in status or authority or power; "a supreme tribunal")

INDIRECT (VIA dominant) -> subordinate, low-level -- (lower in rank or importance)

Similarity of adj sovereign

2 senses of sovereign

Sense 1
autonomous, independent, self-governing, sovereign -- ((of political bodies) not controlled by outside forces; "an autonomous judiciary"; "a sovereign state")
       => free (vs. unfree) -- (able to act at will; not hampered; not under compulsion or restraint; "free enterprise"; "a free port"; "a free country"; "I have an hour free"; "free will"; "free of racism"; "feel free to stay as long as you wish"; "a free choice")

Sense 2
sovereign, supreme -- (greatest in status or authority or power; "a supreme tribunal")
       => dominant (vs. subordinate) -- (exercising influence or control; "television plays a dominant role in molding public opinion"; "the dominant partner in the marriage")

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